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Re: FESCo Meeting Summary for 20090424



On Sat, 2009-04-25 at 13:46 +0100, Bastien Nocera wrote:
>  
> > It does have one; it's part of GNOME's git. The git checkout command is
> > included as a comment right at the top of the spec.

> Oh, code is available. Last code check-in was 4 years ago:
> http://git.gnome.org/cgit/gnome-alsamixer/tree/ChangeLog

Oh, yeah - I did look at the last checkin dates but didn't notice they
were all translations.

> > My thinking on that is explained in the bug report. I'd say the old
> > g-v-c has less of an upstream, because the old g-v-c effectively doesn't
> > exist anywhere except in history.
> 
> It's in the gst-mixer sub-dir of gnome-media:
> http://git.gnome.org/cgit/gnome-media/tree/gst-mixer
> 
> It's still the volume control for systems that don't have PulseAudio
> like Solaris or *BSDs.
> 
> >  Where could it get developed in
> > future, if we wanted to push some changes upstream? The new g-v-c is
> > effectively a completely different application, it doesn't count as
> > 'upstream' for the old g-v-c any more. I don't think you'd be accepting
> > patches for the *old* g-v-c into the *new* one :)
> 
> No, but Brian Cameron is maintaining the old gnome-volume-control.

Those are all good points - as long as the issues Dave Airlie brought up
(about how it still identifies itself as g-v-c and hence would
presumably conflict if both were installed at once) are addressed, I'm
perfectly happy for the old g-v-c to be used instead. Should we start
filing bugs for Brian?
-- 
Adam Williamson <awilliam redhat com>
Red Hat


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